Spray Foam Insulation Services in Westbrook, Maine

Insulation is a key factor of the energy efficiency and performance of any home in Westbrook or the surrounding areas. It helps to keep your home cozy and warm in the frigid Maine winters, and it keeps cooling costs under control during the peak of summer.

For the ultimate in performance and efficiency, our experts at NorthEast Spray Insulation recommend spray foam insulation. It offers exceptional air sealing and insulating permanence, as well as high R-values. With nearly 20 years of service in Westbrook and the surrounding areas of Maine, our company is experienced and equipped to handle all your new insulation services. We feature spray foam, cellulose, fiberglass and mineral wool insulation to match the needs of your project, and we offer top-class service and workmanship on every job.

Are you considering spray foam for your home or your next residential project? Call NorthEast Spray Insulation today at (207) 797-8887 or contact us online to learn which insulation products are the best for your needs.

Wall spray foam insulation

What is Spray Foam Insulation?

Spray foam is typically a polyurethane foam that arrives as a two-part mixture. When combined, they create a liquid that is sprayed into wall cavities, floors, ceilings and other voids that require insulation. It expands to fill the cavity completely, and it adheres to nearly any surface, creating an air-tight seal. Available in both open and closed-cell varieties, it offers excellent air sealing and insulating performance.

Because it offers quite high R-values per inch, spray foam insulation is a great choice for areas that have limited space or need the maximum amount of insulation at a cost-effective price. With its superior air-sealing capabilities, it is also ideal for buildings that need maximum protection from air infiltration and heat loss, such as homes in Maine.

To learn more about the best applications for spray foam in your home, contact our team today.

How Does Spray Foam Compare to Other Products?

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, open-cell spray foam offers an R-value of R-3.6 to R-4.3 per inch while closed-cell spray foam offers an R-value of R-6.0 to R-7.0 per inch. Open-cell spray foam is comparable in insulation performance to cellulose, fiberglass and mineral wool, with cellulose offering up to R-4.0 per inch, fiberglass up to R-4.3 per inch and mineral wool up to R-4.0 per inch.

At up to R-7.0 per inch, closed-cell spray foam beats the competition handily, plus it offers additional water resistance that makes it a better choice in damp areas over open-cell spray foam, which is moisture-permeable. Both types of spray foam offer an effective air barrier, which must be added to fiberglass, mineral wool, or cellulose.

Contact us today for more information about the benefits of spray foam for your Maine home.

Frequent Questions About Spray Foam Insulation

Is spray foam insulation worth it?

Spray foam insulation is a great value as it can provide high-performance insulation, air sealing and waterproofing in one package with the closed-cell variety.

Do you have to cover spray foam?

Yes, most types of spray foam must be covered to create an adequate thermal barrier and provide fire resistance.

Does spray foam insulation keep mice out?

It provides a rigid structure and air barrier that deters mice, and some types of spray foam are specially formulated to repel pests, including insects and rodents.

Can I apply spray foam insulation myself?

Although DIY kits are available (and quite costly), it takes years of experience to properly apply spray foam and to adjust the mixture for differing application conditions, temperatures, humidly levels and more.

Why Choose NorthEast for Spray Foam Installation?

At NorthEast Spray Insulation, we have over 50 years of combined industry experience, and we offer a range of high-quality insulation products that will offer great efficiency, performance comfort for your Maine home.

To schedule a new insulation installation in Maine, call (207) 797-8887 today or contact us online!